Organizing Coordinator

Based in Los Angeles, CA

We’re looking for an amazing organizer to join the Cali Calls team! California Calls is alliance of 31 social justice organizations across the state working to achieve real, lasting progressive policy reform by transforming the electorate to better reflect the diversity of our state’s population and to change the way we think and talk about government. Organizing is the heart and soul of our work.

You’ll need to have a passion for organizing and a hunger to learn. You’ll be part of a team guided by rigorous, strategic planning and thoughtful analysis and evaluation. Since you’ll be helping run ground-breaking statewide organizing campaigns, you’ve got to be obsessed with the details and relentless in pursuing our overall goals.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Coordinating and Supporting regional anchors in achieving collectively agreed upon alliance goals

  • Assist local Anchor Organizations with developing and implementing effective, integrated local organizing plans.
  • Developing strong relationships with Anchor Organizations to build excitement and ownership for the success of the work and to ensure transparency and accountability for the success of agreed upon plans.
  • Work with CA Calls Staff and anchor groups to develop training plans and ensure that Anchors are getting agreed on infrastructure support.

Help plan and execute large-scale statewide Civic Engagement Programs

  • Assist local Anchor Organizations with developing goals and operational plans to successfully achieve their contribution to the statewide Civic Engagement Program.
  • Help develop training plans and support systems to ensure the success of statewide Civic Engagement Programs.
  • Provide on-site support and training as needed to ensure success.
  • Assist with implementing data-driven Voter Targeting, Analysis, and Evaluation systems.

Help develop cutting-edge strategies to build and exercise power in California, including:

  • Statewide Organizing to Build a formal Political Base
  • Training and Political Education plans and materials
  • Statewide Grassroots Leadership Development Programs
  • Helping lead our Strategic Campaign work to defend California’s gains and win systemic change for our communities.

Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum Five (5) years community and/or labor organizing in low-income communities of color, including as a manager or supervisor.
  • Experience with Electoral/ Civic Engagement Organizing
  • Experience with developing and leading policy campaigns.
  • Experience working with coalitions, leading trainings and creating strategic long-term plans.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a diversity of people, organizations, communities, and cultures.
  • Computer skills: strong knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, database and multimedia presentation software.
  • Excellent analytical skills, written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated ability to work independently and prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Strong commitment to social justice.
  • Bilingual (English-Spanish) skills highly desirable.

General Requirements:

  • Valid driver’s license, personal automobile liability insurance and a personal vehicle in good working condition with valid automotive registration. Some travel required.
  • No later than the first day of employment must provide acceptable documents for proof of identity and employment authorization in the United States for Form I-9.

Salary and Benefits:
Salary range is $60,000-$65,000, commensurate upon experience. Generous benefits package and 401K available.

How to apply:
Please submit a cover letter, resume and references to mealy@calicalls.org.

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